Proving Ground:
Where Ideas Meet Reality

The Circuit aims to unite the IT Community around finding, developing and funding solutions that move the needle for business. With more and more hype surrounding the proliferation of enterprise AI, technology leaders are hard pressed to separate signal from noise. That’s why we are presenting this program.

Unlock up to $100,000 in funding to transform your business with AI! The Circuit invites Cincinnati’s leading companies to submit their innovative AI use cases for a chance to develop a proof of concept with top industry experts. Selected projects will receive expert consultation, substantial financial support, and public recognition. Submit your AI vision today and be a part of driving technological innovation in our community!

Key Components

Valid Use Case




Thought Leader Advisory Board

Our Partners:

Important Details

  • Companies are invited to submit their “Use Case” suggestions. Submissions will be accepted over the next 3 weeks!
  • If you are selected, you will need to agree to the use of your company name, company logo, and publication of the Use Case by The Circuit and partners.
  • Submissions will be reviewed by Circuit members and partners.
  • We reserve the right to reject any and all submissions.
  • Winners will be announced at The Best of Tech Awards.

Best of Tech Award
Nominations Now Open


The Best of Tech Awards recognize achievements, celebrate successes, and highlight significant contributions of organizations making the most of Technology and the Information Technology professionals doing the work. These awards highlight the unique depth of Technology leadership, talent and resources that make greater Cincinnati and Southwest Ohio a leading hub of Technology expertise, innovation and collaboration in the Midwest.